The FT rankings give insight and comparison between postgraduate Finance degrees offered by universities globally.

Top 10 place for University of Exeter Business School in FT Master’s in Finance 2022 rankings

The University of Exeter Business School has secured a place in the UK’s top 10 business schools in the Financial Times Master’s in Finance 2022 rankings, with its score for student satisfaction fifth best globally.

The MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management (FAFM) programme was named the UK’s 10th best and 50th globally in the prestigious rankings, published today, which give insight and comparison between postgraduate Finance degrees offered by universities globally.

It affirms the University of Exeter Business School’s standing as a global force among business schools offering MSc Finance programmes.

The Business School's MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme came 17th globally for career progress, a measure of how graduates have managed to secure senior positions and gone on to work at the biggest firms, with 80% employed after three months. 

It was also in the top 10 business schools for gender diversity with 41% of faculty members female, and international students comprising 78% of the student body.

Professor Alexandra Gerbasi, Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean of the University of Exeter Business School, said: “Coming fifth in the world for overall satisfaction is a fantastic testimony from our graduates, and we take great pride that our MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme has once again been judged among the best postgraduate courses in Finance available today, for which I must pay tribute to our world-leading Department of Finance as well as vibrant student and alumni community.”

The MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management offers a rigorous foundation in advanced financial theory, combined with extensive practical application. The one-year full-time programme is designed specifically for students wishing to pursue a career as an investment analyst or portfolio manager. 

Students are supported in their study towards levels I and II of the CFA qualification, alongside their master’s degree, and also benefit from a tailored professional development and careers module and an industry dissertation module, allowing students to work on real world problems with financial institutions.

As well as the MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management the Business School offers 12-month Master’s programmes in Financial Technology (Fintech); Money, Banking and Finance; as well as programmes lasting nine or 12 months in Finance and Investment; Finance and Management; and Finance and Marketing.

To learn more and apply for the Business School’s Master’s in Finance programmes, please visit our website.

Date: 13 June 2022

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